Transportation & Infrastructure
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Organizers: Chris Garvin (Terrapin Bright Green), Michel Wahome (The New York Academy of Sciences)
Our intent is to look at the potential data pool for the entire real estate industry and draw out the value between data sets and determine what data we should be collecting in order achieve sustainability and market transformation goals.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Panelists: Gerry Bogacz (New York Metropolitan Transportation Council), Peter B. Fleischer (Empire State Future)
What are the implications of legislation for smart growth and how do multiple layers of government coordinate investment and growth decisions to efficiently use existing transportation facilities?
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Speakers: Amy Linden (Metropolitan Transportation Authority), Mark F. Muriello (PANYNJ) and Jack Opiola (D'Artagnan Consulting LLC)
Transportation agencies are now developing and piloting the next generation payment systems with cash-less tolls and contact-less fare cards. This symposium will explore the implications of developments in how we price and pay for transportation.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Panelists: Thomas Abdallah (Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York City Transit), Adam Freed (Mayor's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability), Kenneth E. Kunkel (NOAA National Climate Data Center), Angela Licata (New York City Department of Environmental Protection), and Andy Wiley-Schwartz (NYC Department of Transportation)
This upcoming panel discussion will address how New York City is building resilience into its transportation infrastructure in order to mitigate the potential impact of extreme weather events.
Thursday, September 23, 2010 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speakers: Megan Linkin (Swiss Re), Gary Yohe (Wesleyan University), and Christopher Zeppie (The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)
How will cities manage the risks associated with climate change? Join us to learn how experts are developing risk management tools for identifying, assessing, and managing risks posed by climate change.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speakers: Andrew Bata (New York City Transit), Clair Fiet (Utah Transit Authority), and Denis Poliquin (ALSTOM Transportation Information and Security Inc.)
Real-time information in transit systems increases the propensity of travelers to use public transit. This panel will showcase successful implementations of real-time information systems, and describe the current efforts and future plans at the MTA.
Thursday, February 11, 2010 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speakers: Britta Gross (General Motors), Mike Ligett (Progress Energy) Neal Parikh (Office of Long-term Planning and Sustainability) and Bruce Schaller (New York City Department of Transportation)
This panel discussion will address the barriers to widespread market penetration of electric vehicles and battery dominant hybrids in New York City. This event is presented by the Greening Transportation & Infrastructure Discussion Group.
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Organizer: Ernest Tollerson (MTA)
Panelists: Thomas Abdallah (New York City Transit), John Rhyner (P.W. Grosser Consulting)
The MTA pumps 8-13 million gallons of groundwater daily to keep subway tunnels dry. Currently, the water is treated as a liability and is routed into the city sewers. This panel discussion will explore possible beneficial uses of this groundwater.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Speakers: Mark Duvall (Electric Power Research Institute), Arthur Kressner (Con Edison), and Richard Drake (NYSERDA)
An enormous investment is now being made to develop and produce plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) to help shift on-road transportation away from petroleum. This meeting will explore what New York City must do to smooth the transition to PHEV.
Tuesday, January 29, 2008 | 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
As climate change related issues continue to gain importance and visibilty, it is important to understand the current state of science as well as the opportunies for mitigation and adaptation.